A Weekend Escape to Niagara Falls, The Good Earth and a Really Nice Hat


Just catching up after a nice weekend away in Niagara Falls. Living in Toronto, we’ve been many times and each season has it’s perks. The mist is cool in the summer, the icicles are stunning in the winter, Niagara Parks plants amazing gardens in the Spring. In Autumn it’s the gorgeous colours in the changing […]

Smashed BBQ Peach Jam


When life hands you smashed up peaches and all your burners are in use for canning, its time to make Peach – vanilla – honey jam on the BBQ. As mentioned in last week’s post about our peach canning odyssey, I am never ever peeling another peach. All pealing peaches does is take perfect lovely […]

Peach Lemonade For Alanna {or When Peaches & Lemons Combine}

So we spent 7 hours on Tuesday turning 1 bushel of gorgeous, perfect, marvellous Red Haven Ontario peaches from Bizjak Farms into 29 jars of pure canning goodness.   Then the thirst struck, quickly followed by one of those brief moments of genius, pure peach genius. What you want to do is take Monday’s Real […]